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What does AMSTAFF stand for?

AMSTAFF stands for American Staffordshire Terrier

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The crowds who poured in said it was quieter than previous years, while pit bull dogs were a notable absence after being banned due to last year's unfortunate incident where a beloved toy poodle was mauled by an American Staffordshire terrier.
If a dog matches many of the characteristics of a pitbull terrier, it may be a banned type (and pit bull types are commonly known as American Staffordshire Terriers, Irish Staffordshire Terriers, Irish Blue and Red Nose breeds, while some kinds of American Bulldogs have been found to be pitbull types).
While many of the obedience stars are purebreds, a few at Sunday's trials had been rescued from shelters, including an American Staffordshire terrier rescued after Hurricane Katrina, and Casey, a Labrador collected from Reno, Nev.
Ohio prohibits pit bulls (and at the local level, many municipalities also ban the breed), Rottweilers, English Bull terriers and American Staffordshire Terriers, to name a few.
Bylaws specifically exclude Staffordshire Bull Terriers or American Staffordshire Terriers registered with the Canadian Kennel Club.